Terrence takes the bus to work.

Terrence is a college student who lives in Northwest Charlotte and uses CATS to go everywhere he needs to go in Charlotte, and that’s a lot of places. He likes riding CATS because it’s easy, saves him money and it’s good for the environment.

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How he does it


Terrence walks to the bus stop.

He walks less than a quarter mile to the closest bus stop to his house.


Terrence boards Route 1 Mt. Holly Road.

He boards the bus and scans his monthly pass. The trip to the Charlotte Transportation Center (CTC) in Uptown takes about 30 minutes. When riding, Terrence likes to talk with passengers, bus drivers or just relax and play video games.


Terrence transfers buses

Once at the CTC, Terrence transfers to the Route 20 Sharon Road for a quick trip to Queens Road and Providence Road.


Terrence arrives

When the bus arrives at Queens and Providence, he gets off and walks less than five minutes to work.


If you’re a college student like Terrence, you may qualify for a discount on CATS passes. Check with your school to find out.

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